Raising awareness of Clondalkin Fairtrade

CLONDALKIN Fairtrade are selling trolley token keyrings for €2 with the Clondalkin Fairtrade logo.

Independent Councillor Francis Timmons, a Clondalkin Fairtrade committee member, said: ‘’We want to raise awareness of Fairtrade and promote Fairtrade throughout Clondalkin and South Dublin County. Clondalkin is the first Fairtrade town in South Dublin County Council and we are very proud of that.”

Clondalkin Fairtrade trolley tokens

Clonburris National School teacher Paula Galvin, is a member of the FairTrade committee and started the campaign with students in 2013 to support a fairer deal for workers all over the world.

Cllr Timmons continued: “It was Paula Galvin and the students of Clonburris that successfully made Clondalkin a Fairtrade town. I am delighted to have worked with them to ensure success.

“What the children have learned and achieved will stay with them through there life. Its great they have learned so much about social justice. The future is safe in their hands.”

For more on Fairtrade check out @ http://www.fairtrade.ie/ and for Clondalkin Fairtrade follow us at Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/Clondalkin-Fairtrade-Town

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